Cuddly bears bring early Christmas joy to South Sudanese refugees…

first_img In-person Retreat: Thanksgiving Trinity Retreat Center (West Cornwall, CT) Nov. 24-28 Rector Martinsville, VA AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to PrintFriendlyPrintFriendlyShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailShare to MoreAddThis Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Hires Reverend Kevin W. VanHook, II as Executive Director Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Tags Cathedral Dean Boise, ID Anglican Communion, [Anglican Communion News Service] Seven-hundred teddy bears, which sat on the steps of London’s Saint Paul’s Cathedral in early 2017, are now providing comfort to thousands of child refugees who fled their homes in South Sudan for sanctuary in Uganda. The 700 bears were collected by the aid agency World Vision as part of a social media campaign and flown to Uganda by Kenya Airways. “We’re very grateful to people in the UK who donated these bears,” World Vision’s northern Uganda response director, Paul Sitnam, said in a statement. “Thanks to them, Christmas has come a little early for children here!”Read the entire article here. Bishop Diocesan Springfield, IL Missioner for Disaster Resilience Sacramento, CA Youth Minister Lorton, VA Assistant/Associate Priest Scottsdale, AZ Family Ministry Coordinator Baton Rouge, LA Rector Albany, NY Cuddly bears bring early Christmas joy to South Sudanese refugees in Uganda TryTank Experimental Lab and York St. John University of England Launch Survey to Study the Impact of Covid-19 on the Episcopal Church TryTank Experimental Lab This Summer’s Anti-Racism Training Online Course (Diocese of New Jersey) June 18-July 16 Course Director Jerusalem, Israel Curate Diocese of Nebraska Submit a Press Release Priest Associate or Director of Adult Ministries Greenville, SC Rector Shreveport, LA Featured Jobs & Calls Sudan & South Sudan The Church Investment Group Commends the Taskforce on the Theology of Money on its report, The Theology of Money and Investing as Doing Theology Church Investment Group Ya no son extranjeros: Un diálogo acerca de inmigración Una conversación de Zoom June 22 @ 7 p.m. ET Inaugural Diocesan Feast Day Celebrating Juneteenth San Francisco, CA (and livestream) June 19 @ 2 p.m. PT An Evening with Presiding Bishop Curry and Iconographer Kelly Latimore Episcopal Migration Ministries via Zoom June 23 @ 6 p.m. ET Seminary of the Southwest announces appointment of two new full time faculty members Seminary of the Southwest Africa, Associate Rector Columbus, GA Featured Events New Berrigan Book With Episcopal Roots Cascade Books Rector Bath, NC Rector Collierville, TN Associate Rector for Family Ministries Anchorage, AK Join the Episcopal Diocese of Texas in Celebrating the Pauli Murray Feast Online Worship Service June 27 Curate (Associate & Priest-in-Charge) Traverse City, MI Director of Music Morristown, NJ Rector and Chaplain Eugene, OR Submit a Job Listing Rector Tampa, FL Assistant/Associate Rector Morristown, NJ Priest-in-Charge Lebanon, OH Rector Pittsburgh, PA Rector Belleville, IL Virtual Celebration of the Jerusalem Princess Basma Center Zoom Conversation June 19 @ 12 p.m. ET Rector Knoxville, TN Director of Administration & Finance Atlanta, GA Remember Holy Land Christians on Jerusalem Sunday, June 20 American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem Assistant/Associate Rector Washington, DC Submit an Event Listing Rector Smithfield, NC Canon for Family Ministry Jackson, MS Rector (FT or PT) Indian River, MI Rector Washington, DC Associate Priest for Pastoral Care New York, NY The Church Pension Fund Invests $20 Million in Impact Investment Fund Designed to Preserve Workforce Housing Communities Nationwide Church Pension Group Posted Dec 6, 2017 Rector Hopkinsville, KY Episcopal Migration Ministries’ Virtual Prayer Vigil for World Refugee Day Facebook Live Prayer Vigil June 20 @ 7 p.m. ET Press Release Service Rector/Priest in Charge (PT) Lisbon, ME last_img read more

Bulldogs Battle Raiders In Middle School Hoops Opener

first_imgThe Batesville Middle School 7th Grade Team lost their season opener to South Ripley on Monday night 50 to 33.The Bulldogs showed great effort throughout the entire game, but in the end it was not enough to overcome a tough Raider team. Batesville had a 5 to 4 lead at the end of the first quarter but South Ripley took control after that, taking a 25 to 18 lead into halftime and extending the deficit in the second half. The Bulldogs also had a tough time hanging on to the ball as they committed 20 total turnovers for the game.Batesville was led in scoring by Calvin Sherwood and RJ Powell who each netted 8 points, followed by Mason Barker hitting two 3 pointers to end up with 6 points. Bristol Davies and Matthew Meyer had 4 points each and Ethan Brewer and Austin Cornn rounded out the scoring for the Bulldogs with 2 points and 1 point respectively. Bristol Davies also had a team high in rebounds with 7.The Bulldogs will be back in action on Tuesday night against the Jac-Cen-Del Eagles at Jac-Cen-Del.Score By Quarter.  South Ripley-1st-4, 2nd-21, 3rd-13, 4th-12.  Total 50Batesville-1st-5, 2nd-13, 3rd-5, 4th-10.  Total 33RJ Powell- 2FG-4, 3FG-0, FT-0 for 0, 8 points; Calvin Sherwood- 2FG-3 3FG-0 FT-2 for 2, 8 points; Mason Barker- 2FG-0, 3FG-2, FT-0 for 0, 6 points; Bristol Davies- 2FG-2, 3FG-0, FT-0 for 0, 4 points; Austin Cornn- 2FG-0, 3FG-0, FT-1 for 2, 1 point; Trey Peters- 2FG-0, 3FG-0, FT-0 for 0, 0 points; Pros Moorman- 2FG-0, 3FG-0, FT-0 for 0, 0 points; Ethan Brewer- 2FG-1, 3FG-0, FT-0 for 0, 0 points; Nathan Villani- 2FG-0, 3FG-0, FT-0 for 0, 0 points; Alex Siefert- 2FG-0, 3FG-0, FT- 0 for 0, 0 points; Matthew Meyer- 2FG-1, 3FG-0, FT- 2 for 2, 4 points; Damon Grieshop- 2FG-0, 3FG-0, FT-0 for 0, 0 points; and Jaden Peetz- 2FG-0, 3 FG-0, FT-0 for 2, 0 points.Courtesy of Bulldogs Coach Luke Williams.Batesville 8th Grade 8th grade boys won their season opener vs South Ripley by a nailbiting score of 41 to 39, with SR having a 3pt shot attempt at the buzzer.Batesville held a solid lead throughout the game, but SR’s run in the final 4:00 gave them a chance to pull off the victory. Batesville held on to start their season 1-0.Score by Quarters.  1st: Bville 10, SR 5; 2nd: Bville 21, SR 14; 3rd: Bville 33, SR 18; Final: Bville 41, SR 39.Batesville Individual stats:  Colt Meyer led all scorers with 17 points, shooting 4/5 from inside the arc and 3/5 from 3 pt range. Colt added 2 assists, 3 steals and 4 deflections to the win.  Seth Gausman had a nice game running the offense with 8 assists (2 turnovers), 3 steals, 1 rebound and contributed 5 points shooting 1/1 from three point range and 1/3 inside the arc.  Dempsy Bohman added 8 pts, 3 rebs and 5 blocks.  Clayton Grunkemeyer, 3 pts.  Shane Meer 2 pts.  Drew Kiefer, 2 pts.  Brayden Linkel, 0 pts, 2 rbs, 2 steals, 1 assist, 4 deflections.  John Thompson, 3 pts, 4 rbs.  Bill Lynam, 0 pts, 2 rbs, 1 steal.  Cory Ralston 1 rebound, 1 deflection.  Alex Smith, 0 pts, 1 deflection.  Jake Cruse, 0 pts,1 rebound, 2 steals.Batesville Team Stats:  2 pt FG 10/23, 3pt FG 5/13, FT 6/12, 12 Assists, 17 Rebounds, 19 Turnovers, 5 Blocks, and 17 Deflections.Courtesy of Bulldogs Coach Chris Bradford.last_img read more

CASA All Stars lift Hazelle Rogers Trophy

first_imgAction from the Hazelle Rogers trophy CASA All Stars drubbed FC Spartans from Palm Beach 4-2 to win the Hazelle Rogers Trophy at Lauderhill Sports Complex last Saturday.The match was part of annual Unifest celebrations which also featured netball matches.In the Caribbean American Soccer Association Masters League, South Florida Kickers played to a 0-0 draw with Rockers FC.Game two of the Masters League saw Lauderdale FC against Attackers FC. The Lauderdale team dominated for a 3-0 win through goals from prolific goalscorer Percival Stanigar, Kevin Barnett and Mark Campbell.In game three, leading goalscorer Peter Marshall scored a penalty to give Creekers Masters a 1-0 win over Oldtymers FC.The CASA Super and Masters League continues on Saturday at Lauderhill Sports Complex.last_img read more